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New office for the Livestock Division

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 28/05/2020

The Livestock Division of the Ministry of Agriculture, this morning marked the opening of their new office at Tokomololo.

The Chairman of the Board, Owen Muller says improvement is needed from the services and daily operations of the Livestock Division to the public especially now as Tonga prepares for the impacts of Covid 19.

“There’s a decline in the number of livestock in Tonga and we’ve been working on various projects to reproduce as many as possible in preparation for the future despite many challenges we face.”

Meanwhile, the Deputy CEO of the Ministry, ‘Ana Pifeleti says, she fully supports the project as most are needed for traditional functions such as funerals and therefore, there’s hope that the new office will help ensure the livestock in Tonga are well managed and are healthy as well.

The Livestock Division was first established on the 14th of April 2014 and its operating under the Ministry of Agriculture.

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